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Second World War: Home front

Second World War

Walk in the footsteps of men and women on the home front during the Second World War at the home of arms and armour: the Royal Armouries Museum.

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There’s a war on don’t you know?

The Home Guard and Air Raid Precaution units are looking for new recruits.

Your pupils will be put through their paces via interactive, hands-on sessions led by historical characters to see if they have what it takes, before eventually deciding which organisation to join at the end of the day.

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£5 per pupil


90 minutes